Morris Louis
Airborn, 1959, 92 1/2 x 92 1/2 in. (235.0 x 235.0 cm), Acrylic resin (Magna) on canvas,
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Collection:
Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, Bentonville, Arkansas [2017]

Provenance:

Park International, New York

Galerie Lawrence, Paris

William H. Weintraub, Westhampton, New York

Sotheby Parke Bernet, New York

Private collection, Houston

Sotheby's, New York (sale NO8991, lot 45), 14 May 2013

Private Collection



Exhibitions:

(E 31): New York: French & Company (cat. no. 20), 1960

New York: Sotheby Parke Bernet (sale 4734M, lot 48, color), 19 November 1981



References:

(B 412): Upright 1985, cat. no. 237, color, p.154

The French & Co. Show of 1960: Originally Curated by Clement Greenberg, Revisited, (Santa Fe, New Mexico and Scottsdale, Arizona: Riva Yares Gallery, 2004), exh. cat., color pl., p.30



Remarks:

This is probably the painting of the same title that appears on a list prepared by the artist on 1 February 1960 during the selection process for his exhibition that year at French & Company. It was numbered 73 on the list and its dimensions were given as 11’ x 8’9”.



ML number:
ML 4-73